Top 8 Google search tips
Google makes human life much easier by building such a strong search engine where you can type anything and search list will get drilldown with results. Google helps everyone in every aspect such as, it helps software engineer for searching technical information, doctor to get research topics, advertiser to get product details, and even a common man to search their intended information.
Instead of writing everything in search criteria, Google provides some shortcut ways by which the small keyword will produce the result you want.
- Definition of word or phrase
Just write “define” before the word you want to get define and it will reflect the definition of word. Let’s say type: “define enterprise” and it will provide the definition of enterprise.
- Track airline flight
Write airline name and flight number to display the current status of flight with arrival details. For example, “Jet 475” to display the flight information. Google also helps in cargo tracking information if you enter FedEx, UPS etc.
- Searching pages linked to your website
One can find the other web pages linked to their website by using keyword “link”. For example, type link: www.sniftips.com and search will display all pages linked to it
- Searching results of particular filetype
The keyword “filetype” used to display the search results that match with required filetype. Let’s say, “Samsung” filetype: pdf -> It will display all PDF documents for Samsung.
Anyone can use Google search as calculator by typing any mathematical expression in search criteria.
Let’s say, by typing 56 * 45 would display result as 2520
- Fine Weather or Movie
Just type “weather” or “movies” followed by zip code or city or state, and search result will display the current weather forecast or movies in that area.
Example, type Weather Mumbai will give the weather of Mumbai
- Google Translator
Google Language Tools can be used as translator to translate any text.
- Stocks information
Writing the stock symbol in Google, you can able to find stock price, charts and related details.
For example, typing GOOGL will display the stock information of Google